|Goa: Campaign Issues - Recorded by Frederick FN Noronha|
Campaigners from Goa talk about the issues wrecking this former Portuguese colony -- from mining to real estate to racketeering over land and plain politial corruption right at the village level itself... This audio recording starts with the voice in English of the CNN-IBN hard-hitting programme on the impact of mining on interior Goa, an issue long, long neglected by the media across the nation (and in Goa too)...
Keywords: mining; real estate; rackets; corruption; Goa; India; former Portuguese colony
|The Panjim Don Bosco Choir Sings (Goa, India) - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Daphne Sequeira leads the 17-year-old choir that is known for its melodious music. The choir conducts its practices at the Don Bosco school in Panjim, the capital of Goa, and also partakes in services there. Organists: Carole Gomes. Xavier Peres. Guitarist: Darryl Figueiredo. Singers Bass: Valentine D'Souza, Egidio D'Sa and Nester Fernandes. Tenor: Anthony Viegas, Merwyn Caldeira and Mervyn Jude Noronha...
Keywords: music; goa; religious; panjim; choir; Don Bosco's; daphne sequeira; english-language; former portuguese colony; panaji
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|Writing for Children from Goa ... Bebeanchem Kazar Launch - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
This is a just-published (Dec 2011) book for children from Goa, India. Immerse yourself in the cultural celebration of the wedding of the frogs through the satirical wit and brilliance of Dr Manoharrai Sardessai's poetry. In *Bebeanchem Kazar*, a time-honoured poem for the young and the old, the poet embraces aspects of Goan culture and politics ... An introduction to the book, and a reading from it, at the Goa University international seminar on Dec 20, 2011 (Arts Faculty Auditorium) where it w...
Keywords: children's writing; Goa; India; reading; educational; local cultures; western coastal India; former Portuguese colony; writing in Konkani in India
|Edna's Pickles: Goan Tastes in Canada - Recorded by Frederick Noronha/FN|
Cookbook author and promoter of Goan food, Edna Fernandes grew up in Bombay. But she took her love of the Goan cuisine all the way to Toronto and the northern hemisphere of America. Not just that, she even sells Goan pickles via cyberpost and post today.
Keywords: pickles; goan cuisine; edna fernandes; indian food; spicy pickles; tropical food; former portuguese colony; east-west fusion food
|Notes from the field... Victor Hugo Gomes on agriculture in the Goa of the yesteryears - Recorded by Frederick Noronha. Talk mainly by Victor Hugo Gomes (and other discussants, including Miguel Barganza)|
Victor Hugo-Gomes is the guy behind the Goa Chitra, an amazing museum set up by an individual in Goa or elsewhere, for that matter. Goa Chitra documents the local "age-old wisdom passed down through generations. It is an unique collection and display of traditional farming implements and other ancient tools of trade set up against the backdrop of a traditional organic farm." It collections have now grown to more than 4000 objects on display...
Keywords: goa; agriculture; india; former portuguese colony; traditional knowledge; victor hugo gomes; museums in goa; old agricultural implements; talks
|Mando Live! - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Mando, a traditional song from Goa, the former Portuguese colony on the west coast of India.
Keywords: mando; goa; india; former portuguese colony; traditional song; western india; song-dance; east-west fusion music; 19th century
|Children's Writing from Goa - Frederick Noronha|
Audio report of the release of a book on writing for children: Anita Pinto's Espi Mai is Stuck Again... and Other Goan Tales
Keywords: children's writing; Goa; India; reading; educational; local cultures; western coastal India; former Portuguese colony; writing in English in India
|A German Looks at Goan Catholicism - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Christina Fernandes is a German and a daughter-in-law of Goa. She recently worked on a book called *Passion in Paradise: Modern Day Catholicism in Goa*. An interview about her work and her views, with FN (Frederick Noronha).
Keywords: goa; catholicism; india; books; christina fernandes; photography; former portuguese colony; hindu-catholic syncretism; south asian religions; catholicism in south asia; regional brands of catholicism; tolerance; intermingling
|Veni, Vidi... Goa - Launch function of book recorded by Frederick Noronha|
Recording of the release of a new book *Veni, Vidi... Goa: Travellers' Views of Goa, Ancient and Modern* by Luis S.R. Vas. Published by the Centro de Estudios Indo-Portugueses Voicuntrao Dempo/Vaikunthrao Dempo Centre for Indo-Portuguese Studies. ISBN 978-93-80837-22-2
Keywords: book; luis santa rita vas; goa; india; former portuguese colony; writing; functions; book releases; september 2011, isabela santa rita vas, centro de estudos indo-portugueses voicuntrao dempo
|Jazz Goa and Friends Live at Jardin Garcia de Orta - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Recording of an Open Air Concert in Panjimâs Central Garden -- Jardin Garcia de Orta -- featuring the enthusiastic JazzGoa network and friends, including the well known Trumpeter and conductor, Andrew Norman, on Tuesday 10th April, 2012. Andrew Norman, from Isle of Wight in England is an avid Indophile and has been visiting Goa every year for the past 14 years. He is a virtuoso brass player, has been teaching and performing for more than 36 years, at the highest standards...
Keywords: goa; jazz; jazz goa; jardin garcia de orta; india; western music in india; andrew norman; isle of wight; virtuoso brass player; western music in asia; former portuguese colony